Work-life balance does not affect productivity
Progressive work-life balance practices neither harm nor improve productivity, according to a new international study of manufacturing firms undertaken by the Centre for Economic Performance.
Striking the right balance Personnel Today's Mike Berry looks at the key findings of the research.
measures improve staff productivity A significant rise in staff
workloads will not necessarily harm their health and performance if correct
measures are put in place to ensure their wellbeing, according to a nine-month
Tackling the manufacturing sector productivity gap IRS Employment Review looks at how manufacturing sector employers are facing up to widespread shortages of executive leadership skills and managerial qualifications.
study links employee engagement and productivity New
international research posits a direct link between the UK's productivity gap
and poor levels of employee engagement, with more than three-quarters of UK
workers rating themselves either 'disengaged' or only 'moderately engaged' at
work. Personnel Today reports.
Data briefing: International comparisons of productivity New research from National Statistics shows that UK productivity, measured as GDP per worker, is lower than that of France and the USA, similar to that of Germany and higher than that of Japan.
Engagement equals productivity Employee engagement is a trusted motivational tool, yet one firm in four believes staff are not engaged, according to research from Personnel Today and HR consultancy Chiumento. Johann Tasker presents the key findings of the research.
Government commits to boosting UK skills Read XpertHR's report on the March 2005 launch of the Government's White Paper on skills.